In Memory

In Memory

In memory of those Greenhow Men and Women who gave their lives in service to their country 1914-1918

Greenhow Hill War Memorial 1914-1918Whitehead Busfield
Private 32002, Prince of Wales Own, 16th West Yorkshire Regiment.
Killed in action 13th November 1916 aged 23
Son of Martha Busfield of Low Farside, Greenhow Hill.
Buried at Euston Road Cemetery, Collincamps, France.

Horace Marshall
Private 3718, 1/6th Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment.
Killed in action 16th July 1915 aged 24
Son of Arthur William & Ann Marshall of 3 Waterloo Terrace, Bramley, Leeds.
Buried at Colne Valley Cemetery, Belgium.

William Newbould
Private 19104, 3rd Coldstream Guards.
Greenhow Hill War Memorial - Plaque 1914-1918Killed in action 28th March 1918 aged 25
Native of Pateley Bridge and son of Albert & Polly Newbould of Old Church Lane, Pateley Bridge.
Buried at Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery, France.

Herbert Swales
Lance Corporal C/12972, 21st Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
Killed in action 7th October 1915 aged 25
Son of Thomas & Isabel Swales of Mill Yard, Pateley Bridge, and brother of Leonard who also fell.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France and on a memorial stone at St Mary’s Church, Greenhow Hill.

Leonard Swales
Private 3638, Prince of Wales 1/5th West Yorkshire Regiment.
Died of wounds 7th August 1916 aged 20
Son of Thomas & Isabel Swales of Bents Farm, Pateley Bridge.
Buried at Pateley Bridge cemetery and on a memorial stone at St Mary’s Church, Greenhow Hill.

Thomas Whitehead
Private 267162, 2/6th Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regiment.
Killed in action 2nd December 1916 aged 23
Native of Pateley Bridge and son of Mary (widowed 1901) and the late Thomas Newbould of Greenhow Hill.
Buried at Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

AND (Not fallen)

Margaret Ann Newbould R.R.C.
Daughter of Henry & Elizabeth Newbould of Greenhow Hill in the parish of Appletreewick.

William Henry Barrett
Son of Henry & Jane Barrett of Studfold, Lofthouse.

Robert Busfield
Corporal 26497, Grenadier Guards
Age 20 when he enlisted. Of West House, Angrave, Middlesmoor, occupation Shepherd.
Son of William & Martha Busfield of Low Farside, Greenhow Hill and brother of Whitehead who fell in 1916.
Demob 31 March 1920.

John Dunn

Albert France

George Marshall

Eddie Moor

Henry Newbould

Press Newbould
Gunner 166550, Royal Field Artillery
Enlisted 1915 aged 29, occupation Cowman
Son of Richard & Elizabeth Ann Newbould of Holebottom, Greenhow Hill.
Demob 23 February 1919.

Alexander Leonard Pratt
Bombardier L/19377, Royal Field Artillery.

Alfred Simpson

Allan Simpson

Arthur Simpson

Joseph Simpson

Raymond Lonsdale Simpson
Private 41145, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
Son of Alfred & Adah Simpson of Pateley Bridge.

Arthur E Smithson
Son of Joseph & Sarah Jane Smithson of Greenhow Hill.

Stanley Smithson
Son of James & Sarah Ellen Smithson of Greenhow Hill.

James Swales
Son of Thomas & Isabel Swales of Mill Yard, Pateley Bridge, and brother of Herbert and Leonard who fell.

Thomas Swales
Son of Thomas & Isabel Swales of Mill Yard, Pateley Bridge, and brother of Herbert and Leonard who fell.

Herbert Whitehead
Son of John William & Mary Whitehead of Greenhow Hill

John R Whitehead
Son of John William & Mary Whitehead of Greenhow Hill

Nedd Whitehead
Son of Edward & Ellen Whitehead of Greenhow Hill

All commemorated on the Greenhow Hill war memorial. The stone was raised in 1922 by the people of Greenhow Hill Parish and their friends in grateful memory of all who had served for God, King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919 for right and freedom.

Compiled with additional information by permission of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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